Lucas County, Iowa Population 2024

8,675

Lucas County, Iowa's estimated 2024 population is 8,675 with a growth rate of -0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lucas County, Iowa is the 83rd largest county in Iowa. The 2010 population was 8,897 and has seen a growth of -2.5% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,640-7-0.08%
20288,647-7-0.08%
20278,654-7-0.08%
20268,661-7-0.08%
20258,668-7-0.08%
20248,675-7-0.08%
20238,682-7-0.08%
20228,689-7-0.08%
20218,696760.88%
20208,620590.69%
20198,561-29-0.34%
20188,590530.62%
20178,537-28-0.33%
20168,565-44-0.51%
20158,609-24-0.28%
20148,633-62-0.71%
20138,695-82-0.93%
20128,777-102-1.15%
20118,879-18-0.2%
20108,897
19909,070-1,243-12.05%
198010,3131501.48%
197010,163-760-6.96%
196010,923-1,146-9.5%
195012,069-2,502-17.17%
194014,571-543-3.59%
193015,114-572-3.65%
192015,6862,22416.52%
191013,462-2,664-16.52%
190016,1261,56310.73%
189014,563330.23%
188014,5304,14239.87%
187010,3884,62280.16%
18605,7665,2951124.2%
1850471-8,169-94.55%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.08% (-7)
State
Iowa
County Seat
2010 Population
8,897
Area
431 mi²
Density
20 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-2.5% (-222)
Founded
1846

Lucas County, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,36896.56%
Two or more races1902.19%
Other race400.46%
Asian360.42%
Black or African American300.35%
Native American20.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lucas County, Iowa Population by Race

Lucas County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2024

Lucas County, Iowa Median Age

42.9

Total

42.3

Male

44.6

Female

Lucas County, Iowa Adults

There are 6,705 adults, (1,867 of whom are seniors) in Lucas County, Iowa.

Lucas County, Iowa Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lucas County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female4,20948.57%
Male4,45751.43%

Lucas County, Iowa Population by Age

Lucas County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,6212.3779.820.2
Married2,0062.988.811.2
Non Family1,1541.136832
Female3003.0969.330.7
Male1613.2470.229.8
showing: 5 rows

2.87

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lucas County, Iowa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lucas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lucas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80%.

Lucas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,262

Average Earnings

$54,828

Average Male

$35,402

Average Female

Lucas County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lucas County, Iowa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lucas County, Iowa Language

94.16% of Lucas County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 5.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Lucas County, Iowa Language

Lucas County, Iowa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,1331,27915.73%
Hispanic21711352.07%
Multiple1902513.16%
Black1616100%
Other4037.5%
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16.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.53%

Male Poverty Rate

16.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lucas County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lucas County, Iowa is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lucas County, Iowa is Other, with 7.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.57%.

Lucas County, Iowa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.97%
Some College16.43%
High School15.26%
Bachelors or Greater1.22%
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Lucas County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed89.26%
Female Employed8.99%
Male Employed6.33%
Female Unemployed
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Lucas County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lucas County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lucas County, Iowa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lucas County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lucas County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lucas County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lucas County, Iowa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

541

Number of Veterans

529

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by War

count

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Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lucas County, Iowa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lucas County, Iowa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lucas County, Iowa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.14%

Born in Lucas County, Iowa

97.28%

Native Born

2.72%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.28% of Lucas County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 78.14% having been born in Iowa. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lucas County, Iowa Place of Birth

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